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Democratic Elected Officials

The list below includes County Row Officers, PA General Assembly, Statewide and Federal level elected Democrats who represent part or all of Chester County. This list does not include judges. 

County Row Officers

Marian Moskowitz

Marian Moskowitz

Chester County Commissioner

Marian Moskowitz began her term as Chester County Commissioner in January 2020 and currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Commissioners.

Marian Moskowitz

Marian Moskowitz

Chester County Commissioner

Marian Moskowitz began her term as Chester County Commissioner in January 2020 and currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Commissioners.

313 West Market Street,Suite 6202,West Chester,PA,19380
Josh Maxwell

Josh Maxwell

Chester County Commissioner

Josh Maxwell is a lifelong Chester County resident whose priorities are to ensure that all our communities thrive, to create opportunities for working families, and to affirm and safeguard the equality of all people.? Josh began his term as Chester County Commissioner in January 2020 and is currently Vice-Chair.

Josh Maxwell

Josh Maxwell

Chester County Commissioner

Josh Maxwell is a lifelong Chester County resident whose priorities are to ensure that all our communities thrive, to create opportunities for working families, and to affirm and safeguard the equality of all people.? Josh began his term as Chester County Commissioner in January 2020 and is currently Vice-Chair.

313 West Market Street,Suite 6202,West Chester,PA,19380
Deb Ryan

Deb Ryan

Chester County District Attorney

The core functions of the District Attorney’s Office are to investigate, prosecute, and prevent crimes.

Deb Ryan

Deb Ryan

Chester County District Attorney

The core functions of the District Attorney’s Office are to investigate, prosecute, and prevent crimes.

201 W. Market St.,Suite 4450,West Chester,PA,19382
Fredda Maddox

Fredda Maddox

Chester County Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff is mandated by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Sheriff is an independent elected official with law enforcement responsibilities as well as civil and criminal court duties.

Fredda Maddox

Fredda Maddox

Chester County Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff is mandated by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Sheriff is an independent elected official with law enforcement responsibilities as well as civil and criminal court duties.

201 W Market St,Suite 1201,West Chester,PA,19382
Michele Vaughn

Michele Vaughn

Chester County Register of Wills

The Clerk of Courts manages all paperwork for all criminal cases in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  This office handles approximately 5,000 – 6,000 criminal cases each year.

Michele Vaughn

Michele Vaughn

Chester County Register of Wills

The Clerk of Courts manages all paperwork for all criminal cases in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  This office handles approximately 5,000 – 6,000 criminal cases each year.

201 W Market Street,Suite 2200,West Chester,PA,19380
Patricia Maisano

Patricia Maisano

Chester County Treasurer

The Treasurer is the custodian of all county funds. Payments of county taxes and fees, state and federal grants, and other monies due the county are received and deposited by this office.

Patricia Maisano

Patricia Maisano

Chester County Treasurer

The Treasurer is the custodian of all county funds. Payments of county taxes and fees, state and federal grants, and other monies due the county are received and deposited by this office.

313 West Market St.,Suite 3202,West Chester,PA,19380
Yolanda van de Krol

Yolanda van de Krol

Chester County Clerk of Courts

The Clerk of Courts manages all paperwork for all criminal cases in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  This office handles approximately 5,000 – 6,000 criminal cases each year.

Yolanda van de Krol

Yolanda van de Krol

Chester County Clerk of Courts

The Clerk of Courts manages all paperwork for all criminal cases in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  This office handles approximately 5,000 – 6,000 criminal cases each year.

201 W. Market St.,Suite 1400,West Chester,PA,19380
Margaret Reif

Margaret Reif

Chester County Controller

The County Code requires the Controller to maintain custody and stewardship of all County contracts.  All such documents are recorded to insure that the physical documents are received after they are approved by the Board of Commissioners.  The Controller perpetually monitors all contract, agreement and lease payments to ensure that no payment exceeds the limits or terms of those documents.

Margaret Reif

Margaret Reif

Chester County Controller

The County Code requires the Controller to maintain custody and stewardship of all County contracts.  All such documents are recorded to insure that the physical documents are received after they are approved by the Board of Commissioners.  The Controller perpetually monitors all contract, agreement and lease payments to ensure that no payment exceeds the limits or terms of those documents.

313 West Market Street,Suite 6302,West Chester,PA,19380
Sophia Garcia-Jackson

Sophia Garcia-Jackson

Chester County Coroner

The Chester County Coroner's Office is an independent agency serving the citizens and honoring the deceased of the county by investigating the facts and circumstances concerning jurisdictional deaths which have occurred within Chester County.

Sophia Garcia-Jackson

Sophia Garcia-Jackson

Chester County Coroner

The Chester County Coroner's Office is an independent agency serving the citizens and honoring the deceased of the county by investigating the facts and circumstances concerning jurisdictional deaths which have occurred within Chester County.

601 Westtown Road,Suite 090,West Chester,PA,19382
Debbie Bookman

Debbie Bookman

Chester County Prothonotary

The Prothonotary is the elected civil clerk of the Court of Common Pleas and is responsible for recording all civil procedures before the court. This official signs and seals all writs and processes numerous other documents of the Court of Common Pleas.

Debbie Bookman

Debbie Bookman

Chester County Prothonotary

The Prothonotary is the elected civil clerk of the Court of Common Pleas and is responsible for recording all civil procedures before the court. This official signs and seals all writs and processes numerous other documents of the Court of Common Pleas.

201 W. Market St,Suite 1425,West Chester,PA,19380
Chris Pielli

Chris Pielli

County Recorder of Deeds

The Recorder of Deeds office is the public repository for numerous legal documents including real estate records, military discharges, commissions and other official documents.

Chris Pielli

Chris Pielli

County Recorder of Deeds

The Recorder of Deeds office is the public repository for numerous legal documents including real estate records, military discharges, commissions and other official documents.

313 West Market St.,Suite 3302,West Chester,PA,19380
Marian Moskowitz

Marian Moskowitz

Chester County Commissioner

Marian Moskowitz began her term as Chester County Commissioner in January 2020 and currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Commissioners.

Josh Maxwell

Chester County Commissioner

Josh Maxwell

Josh Maxwell

Chester County Commissioner

Josh Maxwell is a lifelong Chester County resident whose priorities are to ensure that all our communities thrive, to create opportunities for working families, and to affirm and safeguard the equality of all people.? Josh began his term as Chester County Commissioner in January 2020 and is currently Vice-Chair.

Deb Ryan

Chester County District Attorney

Deb Ryan

Deb Ryan

Chester County District Attorney

The core functions of the District Attorney’s Office are to investigate, prosecute, and prevent crimes.

Fredda Maddox

Chester County Sheriff

610-344-6850
Fredda Maddox

Fredda Maddox

Chester County Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff is mandated by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Sheriff is an independent elected official with law enforcement responsibilities as well as civil and criminal court duties.

Michele Vaughn

Michele Vaughn

Chester County Register of Wills

The Clerk of Courts manages all paperwork for all criminal cases in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  This office handles approximately 5,000 – 6,000 criminal cases each year.

Patricia Maisano

Chester County Treasurer

Patricia Maisano

Patricia Maisano

Chester County Treasurer

The Treasurer is the custodian of all county funds. Payments of county taxes and fees, state and federal grants, and other monies due the county are received and deposited by this office.

Yolanda van de Krol

Yolanda van de Krol

Chester County Clerk of Courts

The Clerk of Courts manages all paperwork for all criminal cases in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  This office handles approximately 5,000 – 6,000 criminal cases each year.

Margaret Reif

Chester County Controller

Margaret Reif

Margaret Reif

Chester County Controller

The County Code requires the Controller to maintain custody and stewardship of all County contracts.  All such documents are recorded to insure that the physical documents are received after they are approved by the Board of Commissioners.  The Controller perpetually monitors all contract, agreement and lease payments to ensure that no payment exceeds the limits or terms of those documents.

Sophia Garcia-Jackson

Sophia Garcia-Jackson

Chester County Coroner

The Chester County Coroner's Office is an independent agency serving the citizens and honoring the deceased of the county by investigating the facts and circumstances concerning jurisdictional deaths which have occurred within Chester County.

Debbie Bookman

Debbie Bookman

Chester County Prothonotary

The Prothonotary is the elected civil clerk of the Court of Common Pleas and is responsible for recording all civil procedures before the court. This official signs and seals all writs and processes numerous other documents of the Court of Common Pleas.

Chris Pielli

Chris Pielli

County Recorder of Deeds

The Recorder of Deeds office is the public repository for numerous legal documents including real estate records, military discharges, commissions and other official documents.

State Assembly

John Kane

John Kane

PA Senator, District 9

Senator John Kane is a plumber and local labor leader who has spent his life fighting for working people and working families. He has personally battled through many of the challenges facing Pennsylvanians today, and is ready to be a voice at the table for Delaware and Chester Counties.

John Kane

John Kane

PA Senator, District 9

Senator John Kane is a plumber and local labor leader who has spent his life fighting for working people and working families. He has personally battled through many of the challenges facing Pennsylvanians today, and is ready to be a voice at the table for Delaware and Chester Counties.

504 Avenue of the States,Chester,PA,19013
Carolyn Comitta

Carolyn Comitta

PA State Senator, District 19

State Senator Carolyn T. Comitta is a leader in championing our communities, defending our environment, and working to ensure a safer, cleaner, and brighter future for the next generation of Pennsylvanians and beyond. She has served her community as mayor, State Representative and State Senator.

Carolyn Comitta

Carolyn Comitta

PA State Senator, District 19

State Senator Carolyn T. Comitta is a leader in championing our communities, defending our environment, and working to ensure a safer, cleaner, and brighter future for the next generation of Pennsylvanians and beyond. She has served her community as mayor, State Representative and State Senator.

17 East Gay Street,Suite 301,West Chester,PA,19380
Tim Kearney

Tim Kearney

PA State Senator, District 26

Senator Tim Kearney is a longtime community leader in southeastern Pennsylvania, where he and his wife Claudia raised their family and started a small business providing architecture and design services to clients small and large in Delco and beyond. His work in the community motivated him to serve as a borough mayor and today, as State Senator for the 26th District.

Tim Kearney

Tim Kearney

PA State Senator, District 26

Senator Tim Kearney is a longtime community leader in southeastern Pennsylvania, where he and his wife Claudia raised their family and started a small business providing architecture and design services to clients small and large in Delco and beyond. His work in the community motivated him to serve as a borough mayor and today, as State Senator for the 26th District.

130 S. State Road,Suite 101,Springfield,,PA,1906
Katie Muth

Katie Muth

PA State Senator, District 44

Senator Katie Muth is a passionate advocate for change. Grounded in the strong values of hard work, dedication, and commitment to helping others, Senator Muth is determined to champion Pennsylvanians. In 2018, Senator Muth was elected to the state Senate’s 44th District, representing Montgomery, Chester and Berks Counties.

Katie Muth

Katie Muth

PA State Senator, District 44

Senator Katie Muth is a passionate advocate for change. Grounded in the strong values of hard work, dedication, and commitment to helping others, Senator Muth is determined to champion Pennsylvanians. In 2018, Senator Muth was elected to the state Senate’s 44th District, representing Montgomery, Chester and Berks Counties.

338 Main Street,Royersford,PA,19468
Dan Williams

Dan Williams

PA State House Representative, District 74

Rep Williams. is a member of the PA House of Representatives. He represents the 74th District in Chester County, which includes  Downingtown, Thorndale, Coatesville and Parkesburg.

Dan Williams

Dan Williams

PA State House Representative, District 74

Rep Williams. is a member of the PA House of Representatives. He represents the 74th District in Chester County, which includes  Downingtown, Thorndale, Coatesville and Parkesburg.

1 City Hall Pl,Coatesville,PA,19320
Danielle Otten

Danielle Otten

PA State House Representative, District 155

State Representative Danielle Friel Otten elected in November 2018 to serve as state representative for the 155th District. Danielle lives in Exton with her husband and two children. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, and has called Chester County home for two decades after falling in love with the area while attending West Chester University.

Danielle Otten

Danielle Otten

PA State House Representative, District 155

State Representative Danielle Friel Otten elected in November 2018 to serve as state representative for the 155th District. Danielle lives in Exton with her husband and two children. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, and has called Chester County home for two decades after falling in love with the area while attending West Chester University.

631 Pottstown Pike,Exton,PA,19341
Dianne Herrin

Dianne Herrin

PA State House Representative, District 156

Diane Herrin was elected in November 2020 to represent the 156th Legislative District. She is a graduate of Widener University with a B.A. in English.

Dianne Herrin

Dianne Herrin

PA State House Representative, District 156

Diane Herrin was elected in November 2020 to represent the 156th Legislative District. She is a graduate of Widener University with a B.A. in English.

21 W. Washington Street,Suite A,West Chester,PA,19380
Melissa Shusterman

Melissa Shusterman

PA State House Representative, District 157

Melissa Shusterman was elected to represent that 157th Legislative District on November 6, 2018. Melissa is a fourth generation resident of Chester County. Melissa was raised in Tredyffrin and graduated from Conestoga in 1985.

Melissa Shusterman

Melissa Shusterman

PA State House Representative, District 157

Melissa Shusterman was elected to represent that 157th Legislative District on November 6, 2018. Melissa is a fourth generation resident of Chester County. Melissa was raised in Tredyffrin and graduated from Conestoga in 1985.

42 E. Lancaster Ave,Unit A,Paoli,PA,19301
Christina Sappey

Christina Sappey

PA State House Representative, District 158

Representative Sappey is the first woman and first Democrat to represent the 158th legislative district. The 158th includes East Bradford, Avondale, East Marlborough, London Britain, New Garden, Newlin, West Bradford, West Marlborough and sections of West Goshen.

Christina Sappey

Christina Sappey

PA State House Representative, District 158

Representative Sappey is the first woman and first Democrat to represent the 158th legislative district. The 158th includes East Bradford, Avondale, East Marlborough, London Britain, New Garden, Newlin, West Bradford, West Marlborough and sections of West Goshen.

698 Unionville Rd.,Kennett Square,PA,19348
Kristine Howard

Kristine Howard

PA State House Representative, District 167

Kristine Howard was elected state representative for the 167th Legislative District in November 2018. The district includes parts of Charlestown, East Whiteland, Easttown, West Pikeland, West Whiteland, Willistown Township, and Malvern Borough.

Kristine Howard

Kristine Howard

PA State House Representative, District 167

Kristine Howard was elected state representative for the 167th Legislative District in November 2018. The district includes parts of Charlestown, East Whiteland, Easttown, West Pikeland, West Whiteland, Willistown Township, and Malvern Borough.

40 Lloyd Ave,Suite 309,Malvern,PA,19355

John Kane

PA Senator, District 9

John Kane

John Kane

PA Senator, District 9

Senator John Kane is a plumber and local labor leader who has spent his life fighting for working people and working families. He has personally battled through many of the challenges facing Pennsylvanians today, and is ready to be a voice at the table for Delaware and Chester Counties.

Carolyn Comitta

PA State Senator, District 19

Carolyn Comitta

Carolyn Comitta

PA State Senator, District 19

State Senator Carolyn T. Comitta is a leader in championing our communities, defending our environment, and working to ensure a safer, cleaner, and brighter future for the next generation of Pennsylvanians and beyond. She has served her community as mayor, State Representative and State Senator.

Tim Kearney

PA State Senator, District 26

Tim Kearney

Tim Kearney

PA State Senator, District 26

Senator Tim Kearney is a longtime community leader in southeastern Pennsylvania, where he and his wife Claudia raised their family and started a small business providing architecture and design services to clients small and large in Delco and beyond. His work in the community motivated him to serve as a borough mayor and today, as State Senator for the 26th District.

Katie Muth

PA State Senator, District 44

Katie Muth

Katie Muth

PA State Senator, District 44

Senator Katie Muth is a passionate advocate for change. Grounded in the strong values of hard work, dedication, and commitment to helping others, Senator Muth is determined to champion Pennsylvanians. In 2018, Senator Muth was elected to the state Senate’s 44th District, representing Montgomery, Chester and Berks Counties.

Dan Williams

PA State House Representative, District 74

Dan Williams

Dan Williams

PA State House Representative, District 74

Rep Williams. is a member of the PA House of Representatives. He represents the 74th District in Chester County, which includes  Downingtown, Thorndale, Coatesville and Parkesburg.

Danielle Otten

PA State House Representative, District 155

Danielle Otten

Danielle Otten

PA State House Representative, District 155

State Representative Danielle Friel Otten elected in November 2018 to serve as state representative for the 155th District. Danielle lives in Exton with her husband and two children. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, and has called Chester County home for two decades after falling in love with the area while attending West Chester University.

Dianne Herrin

PA State House Representative, District 156

Dianne Herrin

Dianne Herrin

PA State House Representative, District 156

Diane Herrin was elected in November 2020 to represent the 156th Legislative District. She is a graduate of Widener University with a B.A. in English.

Melissa Shusterman

PA State House Representative, District 157

Melissa Shusterman

Melissa Shusterman

PA State House Representative, District 157

Melissa Shusterman was elected to represent that 157th Legislative District on November 6, 2018. Melissa is a fourth generation resident of Chester County. Melissa was raised in Tredyffrin and graduated from Conestoga in 1985.

Christina Sappey

PA State House Representative, District 158

Christina Sappey

Christina Sappey

PA State House Representative, District 158

Representative Sappey is the first woman and first Democrat to represent the 158th legislative district. The 158th includes East Bradford, Avondale, East Marlborough, London Britain, New Garden, Newlin, West Bradford, West Marlborough and sections of West Goshen.

Kristine Howard

PA State House Representative, District 167

Kristine Howard

Kristine Howard

PA State House Representative, District 167

Kristine Howard was elected state representative for the 167th Legislative District in November 2018. The district includes parts of Charlestown, East Whiteland, Easttown, West Pikeland, West Whiteland, Willistown Township, and Malvern Borough.

Statewide Office

Tom Wolf

Tom Wolf

Governor

Whether as a business owner or governor, Tom Wolf is a leader consistently taking on the status quo and trying to help middle class families. Tom is a different kind of leader, and he has been a different kind of governor.

Tom Wolf

Tom Wolf

Governor

Whether as a business owner or governor, Tom Wolf is a leader consistently taking on the status quo and trying to help middle class families. Tom is a different kind of leader, and he has been a different kind of governor.

Office of the Governor 508 Main Capitol Building,Harrisburg,PA,17120
John Fetterman

John Fetterman

Lt. Governor

The position's official duties are to serve as president of the state senate and chairing the Board of Pardons and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council. The Lieutenant governor works on additional projects and has a full schedule of community and speaking events.

John Fetterman

John Fetterman

Lt. Governor

The position's official duties are to serve as president of the state senate and chairing the Board of Pardons and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council. The Lieutenant governor works on additional projects and has a full schedule of community and speaking events.

Office of the Governor 508 Main Capitol Building,Harrisburg,PA,17120
Josh Shapiro

Josh Shapiro

Attorney General

The Attorney General is Pennsylvania’s top law enforcement official, with a wide range of responsibilities to protect and serve the citizens and agencies of the Commonwealth. The Attorney General is served by a staff of several hundred prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, agents and support staff in offices across the state, divided into four sections: the Criminal Law Division, the Public Protection Division, the Civ...Read More

Josh Shapiro

Josh Shapiro

Attorney General

The Attorney General is Pennsylvania’s top law enforcement official, with a wide range of responsibilities to protect and serve the citizens and agencies of the Commonwealth. The Attorney General is served by a staff of several hundred prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, agents and support staff in offices across the state, divided into four sections: the Criminal Law Division, the Public Protection Division, the Civil Division and the Operations Division.

16th Floor, Strawberry Square,Harrisburg,PA,17120
Tom Wolf

Tom Wolf

Governor

Whether as a business owner or governor, Tom Wolf is a leader consistently taking on the status quo and trying to help middle class families. Tom is a different kind of leader, and he has been a different kind of governor.

John Fetterman

John Fetterman

Lt. Governor

The position's official duties are to serve as president of the state senate and chairing the Board of Pardons and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council. The Lieutenant governor works on additional projects and has a full schedule of community and speaking events.

Josh Shapiro

Josh Shapiro

Attorney General

The Attorney General is Pennsylvania’s top law enforcement official, with a wide range of responsibilities to protect and serve the citizens and agencies of the Commonwealth. The Attorney General is served by a staff of several hundred prosecutors, attorneys, investigators, agents and support staff in offices across the state, divided into four sections: the Criminal Law Division, the Public Protection Division, the Civil Division and the Operations Division.

Federal Office

Robert Casey

Robert Casey

United States Senator

Bob Casey is a champion for Pennsylvanians in the U.S. Senate, fighting for the needs of children, families, and workers across the Commonwealth.

Robert Casey

Robert Casey

United States Senator

Bob Casey is a champion for Pennsylvanians in the U.S. Senate, fighting for the needs of children, families, and workers across the Commonwealth.

393 Russell Senate Office Building,Washington,DC,20510
Chrissy Houlahan

Chrissy Houlahan

US 6th Congressional District Representative

U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur, and educator who is continuing her career of service as the first woman ever to represent Pennsylvania's 6th District in Congress.

Chrissy Houlahan

Chrissy Houlahan

US 6th Congressional District Representative

U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur, and educator who is continuing her career of service as the first woman ever to represent Pennsylvania's 6th District in Congress.

709 E. Gay Street,Suite 4,West Chester,PA,19380
Robert Casey

Robert Casey

United States Senator

Bob Casey is a champion for Pennsylvanians in the U.S. Senate, fighting for the needs of children, families, and workers across the Commonwealth.

Chrissy Houlahan

US 6th Congressional District Representative

Chrissy Houlahan

Chrissy Houlahan

US 6th Congressional District Representative

U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur, and educator who is continuing her career of service as the first woman ever to represent Pennsylvania's 6th District in Congress.

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